14 Jun 2022
Ostriches can adapt to heat or cold – but not both
The ostrich is genetically wired to adapt to rising or falling temperatures. However, when the temperature fluctuates more often, as it does with climate change, the flightless bir...
14 Jun 2022
Earth’s magnetic poles not likely to flip
The emergence of a mysterious area in the South Atlantic where the geomagnetic field strength is decreasing rapidly, has led to speculation that Earth is heading towards a magnetic...
14 Jun 2022
Researchers find ten billion-year old “ghost stars” from swallowed galaxy
Astronomers at Lund University in Sweden have found a group of stars in the Milky Way disk, that are most likely remnants from an unknown baby galaxy that was swallowed by the Milk...
13 May 2022
New study indicates limited water circulation late in the history of Mars
A research team led by Lund University in Sweden has investigated a meteorite from Mars using neutron and X-ray tomography. The technology, which will probably be used when NASA ex...
2 May 2022
New study on space dust strengthens theory that Earth was formed by pebble accretion
Last year, researchers in Lund, Sweden, launched a ground-breaking theory that Earth was formed by pebbles that were sucked together into a celestial body over millions of years. T...
27 Apr 2022
Researchers create exotic magnetic structures with laser light
Research at Lund University in Sweden has found a new way to create nano-sized magnetic particles using ultrafast laser light pulses. The discovery could pave the way for new and m...
13 Apr 2022
The role of drought in Syrian war was exaggerated
With the aid of satellite images, researchers at Lund University in Sweden have uncovered unique data on the severe drought that hit Syria between 2007 and 2009. Previously, many p...
24 Mar 2022
Researchers map the movement of white dwarfs of the Milky Way
White dwarfs were once normal stars similar to the Sun but then collapsed after exhausting all their fuel. These interstellar remnants have historically been difficult to study. Ho...
22 Mar 2022
Two researchers receive ERC Consolidator Grants
Stanley Heinze and Anna Runemark, both researchers at the Department of Biology, have been awarded five-year grants from the European Research Council.
17 Mar 2022
Black swifts descended rapidly during lunar eclipse
An international research team led by Lund University in Sweden has managed to study the flight behaviour of the mysterious black swift. They found, among other things, that the bl...